Kee'-Kah IV (Snake IV)
Pendant necklace with engraving inspired by ancient Caddo pottery cross-hatched snake design in "Hero, Hawk & Open Hand". Silver findings on 3mm dark brown braided leather cord 20" long. Rough alabaster stone (translucent dark brown) was hand cut, shaped, sanded & polished with hand saws, rasps, files & sandpapers. Hand engraving done with non-electric steel-tipped rod.
Materials: Translucent dark brown alabaster stone
Technique: Hand cut, shaped, sanded, polished & engraved (no electric tools)
Size: 1 1/8"H x 2"W x 5/8"D